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    How to Overcome Colds in Infants?

    Snot discharge or clear fluid from the nose, which can turn into yellowish or greenish after one week is a sign that your baby has a cold. A cough or slight fever may accompany the symptoms of this cold. But in general, babies still want to eat or play normally. Actions that Can Be Done at Home Photo by @sabine_van_straaten Snot discharge during colds is a form of the body’s immune resistance to get rid of germs in the body. However, if snot comes out of the nose too much, it can interfere with the baby’s breathing. Here are some ways to relieve the symptoms of colds in infants that parents…

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    Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS)

    Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) is a screening program for early detection of hearing loss in all newborns. Hearing screening in newborns is called OAE (oto acoustic emission) screening. This screening assesses the function of the cochlea (cochlea). photo by @jake101 Acoustic emission auto screening is carried out on: A. A healthy baby without risk factors B. Babies with the following risk factors Family history of hearing loss Abnormal ear and head shape Infections in the womb (toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes, syphilis) Different physical conditions associated with hearing loss Birth weight less than 1500 grams Babies with care at NICU 48 hours Babies with respiratory disorders. Babies who get breathing apparatus…

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    The Effect of Acupuncture Therapy on Breast Milk

    Therapeutic acupuncture is beneficial for pain therapy and has now progressed to various therapies, including smooth breastfeeding. WHO has recognized this since 1997 Mechanism of Action of Breast Milk Photo by @jxk Breast milk production results from the collaboration between the role of hormones for breast milk and stimulation that occurs around the nipple. There is a change in the hormone that will prepare the glandular tissue (alveoli) to produce milk during pregnancy. When a baby starts to suck breast milk, there will be two reflexes, namely the reflexes against prolactin (milk production reflex) and the reflexes against oxytocin (reflexes releasing milk), causing milk to come out when smoked and in…

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    Important Nutrition to Maintain Toddler’s Immunity

    Infants, toddlers, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, and the elderly are the age groups that need essential nutrients to increase their physic endurance. Especially for toddlers, you can maintain immunity by eating nutritious foods. Important Nutrition to Maintain Toddler’s Immunity Photo by @daen_2chinda What are the nutrients that must be fulfilled so that the immune system is strong? Here are some of them! Iron Iron has an important role in forming hemoglobin protein that closes wounds and is contained in red blood cells. Besides, hemoglobin also functions to distribute oxygen from the lungs to other body tissues. By having enough iron, your toddler’s immune system becomes more robust. You can find iron…

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    Tips for Overcoming Stretch Marks After Childbirth

    Many women complain of the emergence of stretch marks or red lines wrinkles that appear on the body. Although stretch marks are medically harmless, stretch marks can interfere with the appearance. And it is said to stretch marks can not be lost, then how to overcome them? Stretch marks are lines that arise on the skin caused by excessive stretching of the skin. These lines usually appear on your arms, legs, buttocks, chest, and stomach. Generally, stretch marks occur in pregnant women who can last until after delivery, those of you who gain significant weight in a short time, and in people who take certain drugs. Stretch marks appear because…

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    Foods You Should Avoid During Pregnancy

    Many questions arise in pregnant women’s minds, especially for the first time undergoing pregnancy, about what can and should not be eaten during pregnancy. Often there is a wrong understanding of the type of food that is avoided. Still, it is vital during pregnancy. Several types of food are best avoided during pregnancy. They can cause infections such as; salmonella, toxoplasmosis, listeria, and E.coli. These infections will certainly be harmful to pregnant women and the fetus. Foods You Should Avoid During Pregnancy Photo by @louishansel Here are some foods you should avoid during pregnancy: Raw meat/sushi and undercooked This food is risky because it contains toxoplasmosis. This parasite can cause severe…

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    Educating the Baby Since in The Mother’s Womb

    Having children who are healthy, active, and smart is a dream for every parent. For this reason, many parents provide their children with a variety of additional skills aimed at stimulating and increasing brain intelligence. Intelligence stimulation in infants needs to be done when the gestational age reaches six months. That’s when brain cells begin to grow rapidly. And should stimulation to increase infants’ intelligence continued until the age of 3 years the baby stepped on. How to educate your baby Photo by @anastasiiachepinska Stimulation from the womb (6 months of gestation) can be done in various ways: 1. Talk to the baby in the womb Speak to your baby in…

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    Tips for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

    Pregnant and nursing women have special treatment compared to those who are not pregnant or breastfeeding. Because of this privilege, pregnant and nursing women get different treatment. Tips for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash Here are some things that should be done by pregnant and nursing women so that babies born and raised can be children who have excellent health. Breast Care Perform treatment by using Baby Oil and massage around the breast during pregnancy, especially for pregnant women who have nipples plumped into Calorie requirements If a woman’s reproductive age energy needs are 2100 kcal/day, a nursing mother needs an average intake of 2700 kcal/day. An additional…

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    Preventing the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by Breastfeeding

    Benefits of Breastfeeding The benefits of breastfeeding are not only felt by the baby but are also beneficial for the mother. There are several benefits of breastfeeding that you may not know about, including: reduce the risk of developing breast cancer, reduce the risk of osteoporosis, reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, help the process of returning to mother’s weight before pregnancy, A recent study revealed the fact that breastfeeding is also a preventative measure against the onset of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes mellitus or often also called Non-Insuline Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) is diabetes caused by the body’s resistance to the effects of insulin produced by pancreatic…

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    Healthy and Fit During Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is the most awaited thing for every couple who craves offspring, and this is an invaluable gift, because not every woman can get pregnant easily. Because of that gift, it is only fitting that couples who get it always do the best things for the health of the mother and fetus. Healthy food for pregnant moms You may also like:The Importance of Nutrition for Pregnant Moms To get the intake of various vitamins, minerals, and fiber, it is recommended that you always choose fresh vegetables and fruits. For protein and calcium, you should choose low-fat dairy products, lean meat, and fish as a source of protein, iron, and omega-3…